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that has the greatest threat for flash flooding as we go into the next couple of days. for the radar, not much showing up, but on our predictor here, you can see after we get to the midnight hour, there is 10:00, 12:00, the showers and storms start to develop in the north. they're expected to spread southeast and they will likely bring heavy rain and right on through the end of the week that is something we'll talk a lot more about in the forecast coming up. after a full day of deliberations, the jury could not pin down a verdic david miller trial. >> they'll be back in the courtroom tomorrow morning to continue to determine the fate of the the man accused of stabbing and strangling his girlfriend. cbs 2 news reporter dora miller will be there, too. she joins us now with what miller could be facing. >> reporter: prosecutors have pushed for first-degree murder since charges were brought against miller early this year, but the jury has options. they could convict miller of lesser charges, including
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carries a 50-year sentence. and jurors could also choose voluntary manslaughter or assault if there is not enough evidence to convict him of a first-degree murder charge. he has no possibility of being released early. the jury comes back early tomorrow morning at 9:00. we'll be back in the courthouse again. dora miller, cbs 2 news. the man accused of killing his wife's boyfriend more than 30 years ago could soon be a free man. the police anthony birch shot and killed the victim in 1985 he e was charged with murder in april after dna tests linked him to the killing o judge said today that evidence did not match birch. the investigators say he was dating birch's estranged wife at the time of the murder. his body was found at the university of iowa's oakdale campus in corralville. birch has pleaded not guilty. he'll be released until auto trial can begin.
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gps monitoring device. a manchester man convicted as a teen of killing his sweet shot his grandparents in their manchester home. he appealed his life sentence to the iowa supreme court in may. the state's highest court has banned mandatory life sentences for juveniles convicted of first degree murder.sweet is currently being held at the iowa state penitentiary in fort madison. developing tonight - two top aides to ron paul's 20-12 pr spending the next 27-months confined to their homes. homes.a judge handed down the sentence for the former campaign chairman and manager today.both were convicted - in may - for plotting to make hidden payments to state senator kent sorenson for his endorsement of cbs 2 news first reported in 20-12 - sorenson switched his support first reported in 2012, sorenson switched his support from michele bachmann to ron
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iowa caucuses. the change immediately sparked allegations that he had been paid to do so. as hillary clinton strives to be the first female president of the united states -- one of her key supporters is no stranger to breaking barriers. barriers. "my dad, my family, we decided to lead virginia forward towards racial reconsiliation and it was an honor and a privedledge to be part of it. it.anne holton, the wife of clinton's running mate, governor when schools were ordered to desegregate -- and she became one of the first white children to go to a predominantly black school. our mission at cbs 2 news is to connect the presidential candidates to our viewers to better inform and empower you. we have reached out to the candidates to participate in extended interviews--not only with our station--but our sister stations across the coun. country.we want to hear from you. tell us what you want to know from the candidates. please share your thoughts with us by email or facebook. right now iowa city leaders
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making the city more affordable for people to live t. 2 news reporter mellaney moore joins us live at iowa city hall. the meeting is going on behind me.leaders say affordable housing has been a large issue here, but they do have ideas here. affordable housing a large issue here, but they have ideas on how to improve that. the shelter house not only provides emergency housing but also tries to get people place, which they say can be hard to do with what is available. >> and shelter house staff spend as lot of time searching, building relationships with land lords and trying to find the need until a hay stack township of places. >> reporter: back in june, the city leaders put together 15 recommendations to try to create more. >> we have had about two months of comment. we have met with the public regarding what the public would
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trying to decide which of the recommendations should be pursued, short and long term. money we can use for affordable housing to what type or regulatory changes we can make in our zoning code that would enable affordable housing.hightshoe says university students add a lot more competition for places to a recent survey, the crisis center of johnson county found more than eighty percent of their clients spend more than half their income on their clients spend more than half of their income on where they live. >> a lot of people don't make as much needs them to provide the services that we have in iowa city so we need affordable housing to provide housing for everyone that lives and works in our area. >> reporter: shelter house staff say they are thankful this is under consideration. >> there's been a lot of talk about this for years, about the lack of accordable housing, and that the city staff is really dedicated and really making a plan to increase those eithers in the community. we're just thrilled by that. >> reporter: the leaders say
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university of iowa. they hope that as more of that is built, it will help provide more relief. and covering the corridor in iowa city, cbs 2 news. an niche kif underway now aims to combat chronic absenteeism that's where students miss at least 10 days of class or more. in iowa, more than 4 60,000 students or 8% were absent during the 2014, 25 year. what kind out what is being done to keep your kids in class. and in the cbs 2 news consumer alert, americans are wasting hard-earned money at the gas pump by choosing a higher octane fuel. aaa looked at cars with v.- 6 engines and four cylinder engines and found no benefit to using a higher level of gas. the motor club estimates 16.5 million americans misfueled their cars last year by upping the octane unnecessarily.
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$2.1 billion. the industry experts say only about 16% of vehicle tons road now require premium gas. they're typically high- performance or luxury cars. >> but the truth is,ive your car is designed to run on regular gasoline, using the premium fuel isn't going to make it run better, get better fuel economy or have lower e mixes. >> using the premium won't hurt your car's engine or its perf designed for regular, it won't benefit from the higher octane. right now says the statewide average for a gallon of gas is $2.19 that is just two cents below the national average. gas prices in iowa now are 16- cents cheaper than they were this time last year. you track the cheapest gas prices in your area by using the cbs 2 news gas gauge. you can find it under the
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alabama right now is causing a gas shortage in the south and now price gouging is being reported in the region. more than 600 complaints have been filed in north carolina alone. in some places gas is being sold for $6 to $10 a gallon. six southern states are now under emergency orders. it could take days to get back to normal. as crews work to clean up that mess, people here are continuing to fight a different pipeline cutting its iowa. we tell you why they are not giving up. >> reporter: the break in the colonial pipeline adds to arguments of the dakota access pipeline, and while the pipelines have major differences, worried iowaians say the end result will be the same eventually. >> the colonial pipeline is a major supplier of gas lien and jet fuel for the east coast. in contrast, the dakota access pipeline would carry raw crude from north dakota to illinois.
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impacts are similar. >> the thought of hazardous did he recalls seeping into your water supply raises legitimate concerns. >> how do you pot price on iowa's farmland or our drinking water when that still happen ? >> reporter: the colonial pipeline is decades old and experts say all of the wear and tear may be a factor in the mess it has made. >> they tend to corrode. they need to be monitored, and that really ask the pipelines in this country, the aging infrastructure. >> reporter: as a new pipeline with newer technology, supporters say the dakota access will be as safe as possible. >> pipelines are not risk free, but they are the safest method of transporting hazardous liquids. >> reporter: but that is in the assuring to those who want to move away from fossil fuel dependence. so they will carry on. >> so we have managed to delay
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keep fighting. change is needed. >> there has got to be much more attention to pipeline inspections. >> this thursday, the group iowa citizens for community improvement will rally at the boone county fairgrounds to increase opposition to the dakota access pipeline. covering the corridor, cbs 2 news. and next on cbs 2 news, why some say you should go to the gym when you're sick instead of the doctor. and a flash flood watch has been issued for the northern third of our viewing area. we'll tell you when the next round of thunderstorms with heavy rain is due in and who
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the older we get, the more we measure quality of life by the numbers. so when washington politicians like rod blum keep voting to raise social security's retirement age to 70, n. for years, he's pressed to privatize social security, risking seniors' guaranteed benefits on the stock market. and blum even supports cutting social security benefits. that's a plan for our seniors that doesn't add up for iowa. house majority pac is responsible
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i know more about isis then the generals do. john mccain, a war hero. he's not a war hero, he's a war hero because he was captured. mp compared his sacrifices to the sacrifices of two parents who lost their son in war. how would you answer that father? what sacrifice have you made for your country? i think i've made a lot of sacrifices, built great structures. i've had tremendous success, i think...
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tomorrow on cbs 2 this morning. we're previewing live entertainment right here in the corridor..find out when and where you could see one of the most-popular movie musicals of all time.that's most people go to the doctor's office when they're sick - but a new study indicates you may want to consider most people go to their doctor when they're sick, but a new study suggests you may want to consider going to the gym instead. >> the cdc and mayo clinic all agree people need 150 minutes of exercise per week and only one in five get that recommended amount. not exercising can actually make you sick. and experts say people may want to consider physical activity over pharmaceuticals.
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good mix of exercise, sleep, proper diet, strong emotional well-being, spiritual well- being plays into it. exercise can help improve all of those other areas as well. >> reporter: next year the n. i. h. will release the ground- breaking results to show what happens to our bodies as we move. the goal is to prove to
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67. warm, moist air is surging back into the midwest, and it is on the nose of that where we'll get our showers and storms to form up in our northern counties left-handed hitter on tonight. as far as our temperatures go, 79 in decorra to 86 degrees in iowa city. so warm readings all across the state. and they're expected to stay that way right on into tomorrow. here are the highs around iowa. and all the wa summer like levels there at 93 degrees. there is omaha at 90. sioux city, 90. as you get further tore the northeast, the temperatures not quite as warm so we do have a boundary in place, and you really see that by way of the dew points tonight. up now in north central iowa, 51, but you go down, and almost straight south of there, and it is at 75 so that is that moisture that is trying to move up into northeastern iowa, and
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-- thunderstorms that are firing up tonight. and when you look at the map, we have thunderstorms and now the warm, moist air is trying to come back into eastern iowa. and that is where we think showers and thunderstorm also eventually develop later on tonight. as this front slowly works its way into iowa and stalls out, repeated rounds of showers and storms are expected, especially up in our northern counties, so that is the area that is really under the gun for the heaviest rains. right now we have this flash flood watch 7:00 on thursday evening. you can see it is pretty much just north of highway 20, but it does include charles city, and decorra. again, that is a pretty long duration for several rounds of showers and storms. right now nothing is happening, but that is expected to change up here in southwesternman minnesota and north central iowa. eventually once the storms develop there, they're expected to work their way east so on our predictor here, you can see the first wave of energy starts
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counties around midnight and eventsally that starts to drop southeast. by the time we get do 4:00, 5:00 in the morning, about the northern third of our area is in these showers and storms. i do think most of our southern county also stay out of it. the overall pat certain very conducive for warm, muggy conditions the rest of the week. here comes tropical moisture from the southwest. with the jet stream going tall way into canada, that will allow warm temperatures in here. as listening as we have the heat and the humidity around, a pretty good chance that going to see additional showers and thunderstorms. our models are indicating tall way through the weekend there could be as much as one to three inches of rain in eastern iowa before this whole system lifts out. tomorrow the temperature also be very warm as the highs get back in to the mid and upper 80s across the region. tonight the lows will be around 64 to 68 degrees. showers and storms after the evening hours, but mainly in our northern counties, up north of highway 20. and then tomorrow, very warm
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thunderstorms, especially in the northern half of the area that's where temperature also be cooler. in the south, 88 to 90 from cedar rapids down towards washington. our extended forecast has the chance for thunderstorms tall way through the weekend. eventually things cool off substantially and dry out monday and tuesday with temperatures back in the 60s. coming up in sports, learning from their mistakes. why sunday wasn't fun, but necessary for the hawks as they get ready for a brand new
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"it's always painful when you lose. there's no way around it, and sundays are not fun after a loss. i think the key thing there is y it is always painful when you lose. i think the key thing is you learn from what you see and there is a lot to learn from. >> that is the focus since sunday's film session, lear it is a task the hawk eyes are not taking lightly as they head into big 10 play this weekend. >> there is a feeling around iowa football this week that the players and coaches just are not used to. for the first time in two seasons, they have to bounce back from a regular season loss and priority number one is correcting last we can's mistakes in time for rutgers on saturday. >> we're using it as
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bounce back. it comes with the game. >> and the loss sucks, but there's no time in the seasoning to worry about it, dwell on it. you can never let a game beat you twice or let a play beat you twice. >> reporter: nothing is worse than a disappointing loss, but maybe, just maybe this is good for iowa. definitely some good lessons that come from that. haunt you later on down the season w and those are the games that really count the hawks have been knocked over - but not knocked down - and their eyes - are still on the prize prize coach ferentz said that we still have the big ten championship in our sights - that's still one of our ultimate goals - north dakota state is in the past - we've put that away - we're already two practices into rutgers - so that's who our entire focus is on right now yes this is a conference game - but there's not one bit of history or
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tradition. these two teams have never played each other. in iowa city, cbs 2 sports. on paper the cyclones are the favorite saturday. they are expected to beat san jose state and give matt cam bet his first win in the cardinals' gold, but the games are not played on paper. and he hopes his team is not paying attention to their odds or if they are picked in win. and their message improve. when you are 3-0 or 0-3, it shouldn't matter. how do i get better and how do we put ourselves in the best not worried about whether we are suppose to win or not because i don't know if we've earned the right to feel that way." not the best start to the season for jay cuttler and bears -- chicago is oh and 2 season for jay cutler and the bears. chicago is 0-2 and their franchise quarterback has spent most of his time on the field
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john fox said he won't need surgery and as far as if he'll play on sunday -- they're taking it day by day. "we'll just take it day by day and ... bryan hoyer stepped in and i thought did a pretty good job and we will evaluate that tomorrow and
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some storms in the north later on. i think the south will stay out
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and muggy and we'll get all the way up to 88 degrees. it will feel like july here in eastern iowa. >> summer doesn't want to let ghoo. fall starts on thursday, i think, right? >> it is supposed to be going dunn and we're going up. >> isn't that the way it is?
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump says he alone can fix the problems we face. well i don't believe that's how you get things done in our country. it takes democrats and republicans working together. that's how we got health care for 8 million kids. rebuilt new york city after 9/11. and got the treaty cutting russia's nuclear arms. we've got to bring people together.
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